Saturday, March 7, 2015

Salt Point Winter, 14 x 38 inches

      I started this painting about 2 years ago but set it aside, and I didn't foresee ever getting back to it.  I hate not finishing paintings but from time to time I  get stuck.   In this one I got overwhelmed by all of the details in the reference photo like the ice on the water and land, and I wasn't sure how I wanted to handle all of the branches, which got lost when I painted in the sky anyway...  So I hung it on the garage wall outside my studio for a couple of years and one day a few weeks ago I felt like I could figure it out, and was kind of excited to give it a try.  So here it is.

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